Recent updates, news, and information from Calandra Center for Health & Wellness.

Moving to Schaumburg Full-Time

Dearborn Station in the rear view mirror

New Address 830 E. Higgins Rd. – Unit 116 Schaumburg, IL 60173 Dates to know July 13 – CCHW’s last day in the South Loop seeing patients July 6-13 – Moving Sale! Dear patients, students, friends & colleagues, I am filled with both excitement and sorrow to announce that CCHW is moving full-time to Schaumburg. Read More

LifeWave phototherapy patches

Calandra Center for Health & Wellness is now offering LifeWave phototherapy patches to our patients LifeWave phototherapy patches work by focusing and reflecting the body’s own infra-red light back into the body to stimulate acupuncture points. Using light rather than an acupuncture needle to move energy through meridians is not new. Acupuncturists sometimes use laser Read More

Why face masks with valves are not permitted at CCHW

During the pandemic, we’ve all had to learn a lot of new habits and adapt continuously to evolving conditions. Wearing masks is one of those things. We don’t know anyone who loves wearing a mask, but many places, including CCHW, now require them, as recommended by public health authorities like the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Sharing History

Historic Landmark Chicago Dearborn Station red brick clock tower viewed facing south on Dearborn Street flanked by Printers Row historic buildings

We love working in Dearborn Station and being part of the communities encompassed by this building, Printer’s Row and the South Loop! A lot of that has to do with history… A Brief History of Calandra Center for Health & Wellness Teri Calandra started her practice in the South Loop about ten years ago, and Read More

CCHW 1 Year Birthday Celebration: A Letter from Teri

What an amazing year! Calandra Acupuncture was established nearly 8 years ago, almost 5 of which were spent in Dearborn Station. When the opportunity arose for greater expansion I couldn’t pass it up! In January 2017 Calandra Center for Health & Wellness (CCHW) was born. However, CCHW did not take occupancy of 47 W. Polk Read More